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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 1999

    Bad Pixel On Laptop?

    I just got a new laptop. There is 1 pixel that is bright green and doesn't change. Not normal right? or is it?

  2. #2
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    Aug 2000
    Quebec, Canada
    No it is not normal, it seems effectively like a dead pixel, I would personnaly return it unless it doesn't annoy you too much. Be warned though, some stores have specific return policies about LCDs and dead pixels (only replace the product if x pixels are dead)

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  3. #3
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    Mar 2000
    Perugia , Italy
    It's normal !
    A 1024*768 TFT display is salable with
    less than 4 burned pixels (production process spec ).

    [This message has been edited by supersalsiccia (edited 02-20-2002).]
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  4. #4
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    Sep 2000
    Memphis Tennessee
    I thought I had a bad pixel on my desktop LCD.

    The Wife told me the cat attacked the screen while it was running defrag. One little calw puncture . . . . . I just wish it was a bad pixel.

  5. #5
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    New York, NY
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  6. #6
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    Jul 2000
    NB Canada
    hahaha bad kitty

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  7. #7
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    Apr 2000
    LOL. Cat's don't like LCD's. They prefer Cathode ray tubes, *nyuk-nyuk-nyuk-nyuk...*


    More # please...

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  8. #8
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    Feb 2002
    I had one on Hansol 520F
    To "fix it" I simply geeeeeently knocked it with the finger and its gone
    (someone correct me if I am wrong but I think bad pixel is just loss of contact)
    If you dont have warranty I wouldnt recommended though

    and as far as Hansol goes 5 Pixels is limit for exchange
    I guess you can knock out 4 more if "fixing" it doesnt work <- just kidding

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